Bobby proudly served our Nation in the U.S. Navy. He loved gardening, playing card games, and fishing. An accomplished contractor and cattle rancher, Bobby loved to be the boss.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, and three brothers.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife Jo of the home; a Son, Mike Sterling and wife Kris of Huntsville, Alabama; two daughters Kellie Latham and husband Ray of Cushman, Arkansas, and Brenda Sewell of Green Forest, Arkansas; three grandchildren Lauren Latham Boyd and husband Bill R. Boyd III, Brandon Ray Latham and wife Sydney, and Garrett H. Sterling; a sister Lottie Sterling; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service with full military honors will be held 11:00 am Monday, July 13, 2015 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus, 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Branson, MO 65616.